"...I want to see this she-giant, hear her voice, feel the tremor of the earth at her steps, smell the fire she has lit. Then, I taste the blood on my tongue when I bite it in fear at her approach..."
A. ANUPAMA, TUPELO QUARTERLY
"...small but mighty blasts of verse. The poems present startling and dense combinations of image and reflection. Lundquist’s careful tweaking of tense and perspective provide the book its critical charge.
GREG BEM, RAIN TAXI
"Bicher’s language is unfailingly lyrical, but packs an emotional punch. There is not a wasted word in this entire book. This is a well-wrought, urgent collection."
ANTHONY CAPPO, ENTROPY
We live in troubled times. Pandemics, climate emergency, wars, forced displacement. Do you think that now, more than ever, poetry--and art in general--has a critical role to play? What role would that be?